Brooke Kuei Contributing Editor

Class of 2015


  • Researchers determine structure of gold nanoparticles

    Nature’s beautiful patterns can be found anywhere you look: in the shape of a snowflake, the symmetry of a honeycomb, the Fibonacci spiral of a nautilus shell, and even in the structure of a tiny gold nanoparticle. Rongchao Jin, associate professor of chemistry at Carnegie Mellon, and chemistry graduate students Chenjie Zeng and Yuxiang Chen have successfully crystallized a Au133 nanoparticle and ...

    SciTech | April 27, 2015
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    Researchers develop invisible objects

    SciTech | April 20, 2015
  • How Things Work: Caffeine effects are often misconceived

    Do the baristas at your local Starbucks know you by name?

    SciTech | March 30, 2015
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    Dogs understand and respond to facial expressions

    Cognitive scientists at the University of Veterinary Medicine Vienna have shown that dogs can distinguish between happy and angry human faces. This is the first study to date that credibly demonstrates a dog’s ability to differentiate human expressions, and the results of this study will be published in Current Biology.

    SciTech | February 23, 2015
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    Shots of stem cells restore learning ability in rats

    Recently, researchers reported that stem cells may be able to heal long-term brain damage in rats blasted with radiation. While radiation therapy is very effective in lots of areas, such as treating cancer, it has also been proven to generate many side effects such as detriments to one’s learning ability.

    SciTech | February 9, 2015

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